By Warren W. Wiersbe
God's humans have been by no means intended to mixture in. in its place, we are known as to stand proud of the gang, and develop into a beacon of desire. yet not anything dims our gentle greater than conformity, whilst voices that after proclaimed fact start to quietly yield to a loud international. in keeping with the books of two Kings and a pair of Chronicles, this learn bargains an eye-opening examine the excessive fee of conformity, and stocks how we will be able to remain particular from the environment.
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A Tale of Two Kingdoms (2 Kings 16—17; 2 Chronicles 28) 10. The Making of a King—Part I (2 Kings 18:1—20:11; 2 Chronicles 29:1—31:21; 32:24–26; Isaiah 38) 11. The Making of a King—Part II (2 Kings 18:17—19:37; 20:12–21; 2 Chronicles 32:27–33; Isaiah 36—37; 39) 12. The End Is Near (2 Kings 21:1—23:30; 2 Chronicles 33—35) 13. The End Has Come (2 Kings 23:29—25:30; 2 Chronicles 36) Notes The Big Idea An Introduction to Be Distinct by Ken Baugh Do you know that you are a unique creation of God? You are!
Never forget that as a child of God you must Be Distinct. *** Dr. Wiersbe’s commentaries have been a source of guidance and strength to me over the many years that I have been a pastor. His unique style is not overly academic, but theologically sound. He explains the deep truths of Scripture in a way that everyone can understand and apply. Whether you’re a Bible scholar or a brand-new believer in Christ, you will benefit, as I have, from Warren’s insights. With your Bible in one hand and Dr. Wiersbe’s commentary in the other, you will be able to accurately unpack the deep truths of God’s Word and learn how to apply them to your life.
In addition to your physiological uniqueness, the Bible says that at the moment of salvation, you become a child of God (John 1:12–13) and are set apart for the work of God (1 Cor. 6:11). As a Christian, you are a preacher of the gospel (Rom. 10:14–15), an ambassador for Christ (2 Cor. … Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy” (1 Peter 2:9–10 NIV). Makes you feel pretty great, huh? Here’s the ironic thing: As distinct as we are as human beings and as children of God, there is a relentless pressure to conform to the “pattern of this world” (Rom.